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Daily Citizen, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1893, Iowa City, Iowa J P F i f r J t Y y i SINGLE FIVE TELEPHONE NUMBER VOLUME IL IOWA SUNDAY APRIL 23. 1893. NUMBER 7 Not by BUT BY MERIT do we maintain and increase our Here are pointers that are positively the whisper of or Prices that mil teach you in the silent logic of The difference between trading with live and dead between the right and the wrong L i Big prices will not do in these when even the thy cannot afford to waste their We have the Greatest Line of Spring Suits and Hats Ever Shown in the V Tlie Gold Reserve la Finally En- IT IS REDUCED SEVERAL Brought About br Continued Heavy De- mands lor Gold for Policy of Sliver IB S SOLD April con- payment of treasury notes in gold was ordered by the president Conrad N. who was United States treasurer for the first half of Mr. Cleveland's first came here Thursday night to file his bond as at New York and take the oath of He saw the told him that the New York bankers were very much dis- turbed at the apparent purpose of Carlisle to redeem the treasury notes in silver and urged that this policy be The president eent for Mr. Carlisle and told him thing of what Mr. Jordan hod said and announced that he concurred in it. The result was a sharp change of policy at the treasury department and the reports of big demands for in New York by the presentation of ury notes brought no orders to stop the even though the reserve dropped to about It is now believed that the president will insist upon gold payments until the gold re- serve is much lower than at Carlisle Mr. Carlisle seriously contemplated paying the treasury notes iu and his statement that he would continue pay gold as long as be had lawfully for that was so construed by all who read it It is not denied at the treasury department that this plan had been in but it is said that gold payments were continued be- cause the point of in the gold reserve had been passed without any opportunity for a change of The secretary was anxious to tain the integrity of the the attempt having failed without an absolute crash in the money he will allow the reserve to drop and con- to pay gold for all forms of legal tender notes until the reserve is re- to a point which compels the adoption of some new Cleveland Mr. Cleveland seems to have taken reins in his own hands and to feel little sympathy for Mr. Carlisle's idea of Wall Mr. Jordan said some very strong things to Mr. Cleveland and others with whom he talked about Mr. Carlisle's ure to consult any of the New York bankers and about the disastrous re- mits of Buch a He declared that there was no conspiracy whatever to force an Issue of bonds and that if Carlisle desired the cooperation 9i the New York banks in maintaining the public credit he could have it for the The Cabinet's At the cabinet meeting Friday ing the financial situation was almost the exclusive topic of The meeting lasted for two hours and a half and was the longest session of the cabinet since the new administration came into When the treasury department closed its doors in the afternoon the gold reserve of 000 had been invaded to the extent oi to When the day opened there waa in the treasury of free This amount was increased by gold offers from the west aggregating about The large shipment of gold from New amounting to more than cut this down to such an extent that when the cabinet met Secretary Carlisle found that the orders for gold up to that time 1 had wiped out the free gold anc invaded the gold reserve to the extent of As far as it can be officially ascertained this is the taken out of the gold reserve Friday for export although it is unofficially stated that in exclusive that taken out at New had been withdrawn from the a for export to If this would make about 000 in gold taken out of the country for shipment to-day and leave tbe gold seive invaded to the extent of 000, or the total gold in the treasury ai It is believed that this in vasion is but and that with in a few days the depleted reserve wil be restored to its original LOST THEIR A Pennsylvania Mau and His Wife In Their Blazing BEATER April dwellings were destroyed and two per sons burned to death in a fire at o'clock Friday An explosion occurred in the building occupied bi Julius as a tin shop and dwell Both and his wife were It is believed that natural gas caused the first explosion and that a second explosion resulted from the flames reaching a tank of benzine in the cellar of the The property loss was about A Firebug April ii prisoner at the Central con fesses to having started a number o small fires within the last few weeks but denies having started any of tb oig The police authorities be- lieve that Thomet set the fire at th Stadt theater Sunday as hi is employed as a stage hand at the He is 82 years Syndicate Deal 0., April is stated that the New York deal for the Mahoning valley iron in- for will not go as the New York syndicate wants the present owners to retain the bulk of the and this they to WHO IS TO An Investigation of the Milwaukee Horror to Be TWELVE BODIES ABE tu and North Oat Ten Feet Deep In la April bodies of ten of the men who were victims of the crib disaster were recovered from the air Friday and now lie in the The remains of two other victims were picked up on the lake shore and are also at the Two oodles are still The bodies nave all been The bodies not yet recovered are those of Peter aged and John aged 85, An inquest will be begun at 9 o'clock this morning and a thorough tion will be There is a great deal of popular feeling over the matter and the charge la freely made that some one was greatly to The con- tractors and Capt. of the saving crew are most generally con- Against the contractors it is charged that they did not take proper tions to insure the safety the men in case of a storm or of a and further that the building was a flimsy Against the board of public works it is charged that the board com- tbe contractors to begin work earlier in the season than they and that in a assumed a responsibility in case of accident by reason of lake which are known to be very fierce during the early To the charge of being very slow in responding to appeals for aid and ing great delay in the attempt at cue Capt. of the government must The are strong in their censure of Capt. Petersen and say he could have reached the crib before o'clock as the tug Welcome was ready to start two hours before she did get At any the inquest is likely to bring out some in- Prompt measures will be taken for the relief of the families of the dead It is proposed to nse the balance of the Third ward which amounts to about The heme to use the money for this pose meets with general Danger from ST. April rivers of Minnesota and North Dakota are and millions of gallons of water are being poured into them every hour from the great maas of snow now lying on tbe At the Crow river has overflowed banks and thousands of acres of farm lands are under from 1 to 6 feet of Fences are being carried away for miles and cord wood and small houses are floating down All the lower portion of the city of Crookston is submerged from a flood in the Red Lake river and the people ing there have been forced to seek temporary residences North of that place whole townships are ered with water to a depth that it will be impossible to do any seeding before June 1.' Several miles of the St. Vincent branch of the Great Northern is under There are freshets all over Ottertail Several bridges have been washed away and the lakes have risen from 5 to 8 feet in four Great Wheat Region trader The Red river the great wheat region of the is one sea of water almost from to the Manitoba A tremendous ice gorge has formed at the mouth of the Pembina river and the water has been forced back into Pembina's The rise there has been over 20 feet in two Large boats have been built to float the residents to the foot of bina mountain if Reports from all points along Red river indicate that all wheat in the elevators is ruined from being Agent Sims of the Northern Elevator company estimates the quantity of wheat in these elevators at over Great Damage Grand At Grand Forks tbe water of the Red river has entered the basement of 'the Hotel the Security and Opera house extinguishing the fires of the heating The Plain Dealer are ed and all merchants in the lower town have removed their goods to the upper stories of their The water is 2 feet over the top of the stone piers of the Northern cine railway bridge and a gorge of ice has formed back of the Red Lake river When the gorge breaks the bridge will be swept an The on the At St. Paul the rise in the Mississippi Is still the great volume of water from the north not being expected here before next Several hundred acres of the west side ready under and a further rise of 6 feet would do incalculable At Minneapolis the Mississippi is already within a few of the residence Huge IB April that set in Wednesday night still in northern Iowa with no indications of Business is a Trains are stuck in a drift 10 feet deep 5 miles west of here on the Illinois tral April 32. The storm of Thursday continued all night and most of developing into one of the worst spring blizzards known at this season of the telegraph lines are prostrated and much damage Passenger trams on the Cedar Rapids 6 are aU off No. 6, due nere at 8 a. is stock in a snowdrift at and it is hard to tell when tbe road will be men who came in on belated trains re- port snowdrifts level with the car Bad for April fierce snowstorm prevailed The storm Is almost unprecedented at this season of the year and much fear is ex- pressed for the strawberry ers will be set back nearly two weeks in their spring Country roads are almost impassable and business is April worst snowstorm ever known here at this rime of year raged all day fruit growers are April regular mid-winter blizzard has prevailed here sluce Thursday rain and snow The Tippecanoe river at this point has risen S over- lowing its banks in many Re- from the country state that much lamage has been done to the fruit KANSAS April northerly have been ng this portion of the country since Wednesday continue unabated The thermometer reached ng point in eastern and central Friday Ice is reported over half an inch thick in various portions of Neosho and Cotton wood and all varieties fruit have It is not believed the wheat crop has been materially In. southern Kansas the frost was very light and did no reports freezing weather in that and fruit that is in bloom there is nearly all on the April 23. from points on Lakes Erie and Huron state that the storm of the last few days has had no equal in many Many vessels have been driven and some of them will be ly The storm has effectually blockaded the port of by piling up a vast amount of ice along the The ice is packed solid 10 or 12 feet and extends S or 4 miles out Cyclone in April special from South Boston says a terrific cyclone passed over a portion of South Boston Friday afternoon at The large tobacco factory of Morwood Co. was completely causing a loss of A horse at- to a farmer's wagon took fright and was blown against a brick killing its Mr. of fax At a terrific windstorm from the southeast struck the ing forty-five Telegraph telephone wires were blown down in the street and many trees were ed and great damage A special from Martinsville says tobacco factory and Lester's tory were unroofed and great damage done to stocks of Wires are down in all directions and it Is impossible to learn the extent oi the Reports from south of here are but it is certain that towns on the line of the Richmond Danville railroad in North Carolina have severely suffered from the Damage at 111., April viaduct between this city and East Peoria has been washed Travel between the two has been The steamers City of Peoria and Borealis have into the swamps by the A portion of the Lake Erie Western track has been washed away and all come in over the Santa Storm In the April The storm Thursday night which swep over this section deluged western Penn sylvania and caused the rivers to boom with surprising In some sections swept the buds off fruit causing alarm for the Country roads are impassable in districts and creeks are swollen out o their in some cases eating away the Death of the Earl of April earl of died Friday He was of Me had been a member of thi house of secretary of state fry foreign under secretary of state for lord rector of the university of also of the university o Lord general of succeeds to the titl and the worth nearly Three Mea LOCK April steam used in transporting fire clay from the Queen's Run company mines to the works in this was in a heavy gale ef wind and three men were ALL OF THEM ARE DOUBTLESS BURIED Tine Men Imprisoned in a Burning Montana tope of Saving Hatt Heroic Band of Work But Fall to Succor A April a fire in one of the shafts of the Butte and on company Friday morning nine miners were out off from escape and were either burned to death or All hope of rescue has been The origin of the fire is not It may have been started by a candle stuck in the Story of John the only man who was baring wen scorched about the face and his waa badly Mr. Kramer was pumpman at the 500-foot and the first intimation he had of the ire was a shot of flames and smoke up the shaft He called to the men on the 500-foot One rushed out and on till I get my The man ran the lames were and Mr. Kramer realized that further delay on his part would be THe cage was growing very but he got on and was y taken to the He thought he could do more there by the and starting the men to work to extinguish the His escape was very The first men to descend the shaft after the smoke was subdued were Philip Hancock and Cornelius They wore rubber hats and coats and carried One man kept his land on the while the cage slowly Men with hose played strong streams on the net of the thus keeping the smoke down as much as At the first attempt the cage went down only 175 feet The men were quickly raised and reported that the smoke was A second trip was made and this time they went within 10 feet of the 300-foot Peter Tagne and Richard Tague and Richard Kemp then went They were lowered to the 400-foot They reported they could not see anything for the smoke and the water pouring down was freezing Peter Monday and Peter Tague then made a trip to the 500-foot It was evident that the water was steadily beating the smoke Triad It on m A dog was next secured and placed on the The terrified animal was tied and lowered to the 700-foot the bottom of the He was left there about three minutes and was then brought to the Many eager miners watched intently at this none venturing a They were anticipating the But a shout of joy went up when the dog appeared in not lying down as when he was but standing up in the cage eager to be Hope All efforts were then directed to No. 2 Men went down with chemical fire but could not see through the They shouted at the top of their in the hope oi hearing from the imprisoned received no These attempts were continued for several anc while the sinoke was not so great the heat grew more and both the officials and miners have given up at hope of rescuing the men RUSSIAN TREATY Only the Proclamation of President land Is Now April cable sage received at the state depart men says that the emperor of Russia has signed the extradition treaty between the United States and and tha the ratifications have bee a exchangee by tbe United States minister and the Russian foreign The exchange of ratifications leave now only one more step to be taken to put the Russian extradition treaty into That is the official tion by President This proc will be issued in a short time probably upon the receipt of formal of notice the state from Minister White of the fact of the Until the date of tion of the whenever tha may the exact text of the treaty is expected to remain a secret of the ex Michigan April committee of the whole agreed to a bil setting apart the use of West Mania tique in the upper for the purpose of experimenting upon the feasibility of the propagation of fish in the inland The senate committee of the whole agreed to a reenacting the old law providing for the election of presidential which was In force when the Miner electoral law was SAFE AT Hampton ta Tow of Four April hree Columbus caravels arrived Friday morning tow of three Spanish warships and were received with great thunder of salutes and of the flags of the countries TBE tented by the They dropped anchor at the end of the American line At the head of the fleet was the cruiser Infanta flagship Santa which the flag of an Behind ind a mile astern came the vessel Neura with the Nina as her and in the wake was the black protected cruiser Reina with the They were towed by at least a quarter of a mile of hawser and looked like many ducks sitting on the water with the feathers of their tails Whem off the fort the stars and stripes were floated out and saluted by the toe fort quickly Before the Santa Maria was abreast of Philadelphia the Dutch frigate ran up the Spanish colors saluted them with thirteen Then the Russian ship General Admiral commenced to and later every flagship In the harbor honored crafts and the country they came With the arrival of the three just thirty warships filled the picture shown from the Old This does not include the and no one can take account of all the barges and cutters that play over the waves these to say of the huge of one of which carries and makes hourly trips up and down the double line of Admiral stated Friday that the fleet would sail at 10 o'clock Monday ing for New The caravels may be sent ahead in convoy of the A Synopsis of tha 111., April The to prevent deception in and sale of imitation butter was read a- second time and made a special order for Thursday next The regarding the management of fraternal societies was read a first large number of bills were among them the To provide for payment of waged by to provide for punishment of persons Issuing bank checki without having money on deposit to meet tbe payment to abolish capital punishments to create an Illinois farmer's fixing pay of mem beta of the general assembly at each for regular sessions and for special to enable boards of education in cities baving a tion of over to establish and maintain parental appropriating to erect a statue to the memory of Gen. JamM to appropriate to assist the at- torney general lo prosecute tne suits at the state against the and ex- In the senate the to amend the election law so as to abolish the sity of publishing the ballot of ship elections in the newspapers and to provide for the payment of the in township elections a day waa read a second time and a special order for third reading on next The to provide that the ble property of companies organized for the mining and sale of coal shall be assessed by tbe local assessor and thw capital shall be exempt was advanced to a third The house to provide for appointment of a to mark the position of the Illinois troops at the battles of and Chattanooga was read a first time and made a special order for second reading on MAY EXPEL Failed for April failure is an- of the Australian joint slock bank with liabilities amounting to The amount to nearly The bank has 200 branches in The failure was due to the heavy withdrawal of A. Committee of the Brotherhood of men Walto Upon the Late Secretary Treasurer of the Order with Pointed TERSE April 22. The first official step in the clash the new railway labor the American Railway and the old class organizations took place Friday when Eugene ex- secretary and treasurer of the organization and editor of the was waited upon by a committee of the local lodge of the Brotherhood of men and asked if a recent in- with him was He said it and a tion will be made next Wednesday night for his expulsion from the Debs more than any other one man built up the but in the in- he pronounces the railway claw labor to be Man Burned to ST. April The body of an who tad been burned was found in an ash pit at the Western forge and rolling East St Louis Friday He la supposed to be a farm hand who waa discharged Thursday by Henry Vom and that be fell into the pit white V-S 31
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